Exercise-120: Eka padasana (The one foot pose)

  • Stand erect with the feet together.
  • Raise the arms directly above the head and interlock the fingers.
  • Slowly lean forward, keeping the trunk and head in line with the straightened arms.
  • Simultaneously raise the left leg backward, keeping it straight and in line with the trunk.
  • The body should rotate from the right hip joint.
  • The final pose is attained when the left leg, the trunk, the head and the arms are all in one straight horizontal line, the right leg straight and vertical.
  • Remain in the final pose for as long as possible and then slowly return to the starting position.
  • Repeat the movement, raising the right leg backward.


  • Inhale while raising the arms.
  • Exhale while bending to assume the final pose.
  • Breathe normally in the final pose.
  • Inhale while returning to the starting position.



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